Tagged: Costa Book Awards

James, Rushworth and Wilkins join Costa judges for 2020

Debbie James of Kibworth Books in Leicester, Leah Wilkins of Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham and Iain Rushworth of W H Smith Travel are among the... Read more

Jasbinder Bilan | 'There’s so much inequality in this country for children; magical stories can give them real hope and open up possibilities'

Costa Children’s Book of the Year winner Jasbinder Bilan follows up her spectacular début with a novel about identity, tinged with the magical.... Read more

Amanda Johnson named new director of Costa Book Awards

Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after... Read more

Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up Tony Robinson visits a primary school in Leicester, while Bart van Es scoops the Costa Book of the Year gong... Read more

The Cut Out Girl wins Costa Book of the Year

Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award.... Read more

Rooney crowned youngest ever Costa Novel Award winner

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more

Dunmore, McGregor and Shamsie make Costa shortlists

The late author Helen Dunmore is shortlisted for a Costa Award along with Jon McGregor, Kamila Shamsie and Sarah Winman with almost half of the... Read more

O'Farrell, de Waal, Tempest make Costa 2016 shortlists

Books by Maggie O’Farrell, Kit de Waal, Kate Tempest and Francesca Simon are among those shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, in a strong year... Read more

Costa Book Awards 2016 judging panel revealed

​Costa has announced the judging panels for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, which include writers Nicci Gerrard, Justin Cartwright, Mary Loudon, Andrew O’Hagan and Matthew... Read more

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